Polk, OH Demographics


Population (year 2000): 357. Estimated population in July 2005: 353 (-1.1% change)
Males: 167 (46.8%), Females: 190 (53.2%)

Ashland County

Zip code: 44866

Median resident age: 33.6 years
Median household income: $41,875 (year 2000)
Median house value: $74,000 (year 2000)

Races in Polk:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (31.7%), United States (19.3%), Irish (15.4%), English (10.1%), Dutch (2.5%), Italian (2.5%).

Elevation: 1270 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Polk

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Polk village

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+2.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Polk:

  • SAMARITAN REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 9 miles; ASHLAND, OH)
  • LODI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; LODI, OH)
  • WOOSTER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; WOOSTER, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Polk:

  • MANSFIELD LAHM REGIONAL (about 22 miles; MANSFIELD, OH; ID: MFD)
  • LORAIN COUNTY REGIONAL (about 27 miles; LORAIN/ELYRIA, OH; ID: LPR)
  • CLEVELAND-HOPKINS INTL (about 41 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; ID: CLE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Polk:

  • ASHLAND COUNTY (about 4 miles; ASHLAND, OH; ID: 3G4)
  • READER-BOTSFORD (about 15 miles; WELLINGTON, OH; ID: 67D)
  • HARLAN AIRFIELD (about 20 miles; LAGRANGE, OH; ID: 92D)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Polk:

  • ASHLAND UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; ASHLAND, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,404)
  • OBERLIN COLLEGE (about 24 miles; OBERLIN, OH; FT enrollment: 2,899)
  • LORAIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; ELYRIA, OH; FT enrollment: 4,008)
  • BALDWIN-WALLACE COLLEGE (about 39 miles; BEREA, OH; FT enrollment: 3,849)
  • UNIVERSITY OF AKRON MAIN CAMPUS (about 50 miles; AKRON, OH; FT enrollment: 16,801)
  • CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; FT enrollment: 11,000)
  • CUYAHOGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 54 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; FT enrollment: 10,927)
Public primary/middle school in Polk:

  • POLK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: PO BOX 317; Grades: 02 – 04)